Ex-Apollo veteran lifts lid on PE in new book

Ex-Apollo veteran lifts lid on PE in new book

War in Eastern Europe, lockdowns in China, soaring inflation, slowing growth, labor shortages, and widespread supply chain: crisis after crisis has unfolded on the global stage in the past 12 months. But Sachin Khajuria, a private equity veteran who rose to the highest ranks within the US buyout behemoth Apollo Global Management, sees profit in … Read more

My coming of age with Harry Potter | Books | DW

It was in 2005 that I left Silchar, my quaint little hometown in India’s northeast, and moved to Kolkata, one of the country’s biggest cities. I left behind a life of limited opportunities and thickly accented English. I wanted to start fresh. But at my new school, a posh, all-girls Catholic convent, I was constantly … Read more

Niklas Brendborg explains ways to be healthy including not eating too much broccoli

HEALTH JELLYFISH AGE BACKWARDS: NATURE’S SECRETS TO LONGEVITY by Nicklas Brendborg (Hodder £16.99, 320pp) There are many myths about people who find the fountain of eternal youth, but we know they’re just that: myths. In nature, however, there’s a tiny jellyfish called Turritopsis, no larger than your fingernail, that does something quite miraculous. When stressed … Read more

Erik Brady: Lauren Belfer’s latest isn’t set here, but as in all her books, Buffalo’s role is huge | books-and-literature

You might wonder how Lauren Belfer creates her eye-opening fiction. Well, it’s with her eyes closed. This is thanks to a long-ago typing class at Buffalo Seminary, where she learned how to type without looking. These days Belfer composes her luminous novels with her eyes shut while wearing a wide-brimmed sun hat. That may make … Read more

Two directors quit Iowa town’s library after complaints about hiring, LGBTQ and Biden books | State and Regional News

Gage Miskimen, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids The Vinton Public Library has lost two directors in two years as city residents have complained about the library’s display of LGBTQ books and books about President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. Most recently departing the library was Renee Greenlee, its director for six months. Her experience … Read more

Two directors quit Iowa town’s library after complaints about hiring, LGBTQ and Biden books | State and regional news

Gage Miskimen, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids The Vinton Public Library has lost two directors in two years as city residents have complained about the library’s display of LGBTQ books and books about President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. Most recently departing the library was Renee Greenlee, its director for six months. Her experience … Read more

5 new, upcoming book releases from Lexington, KY authors

Lexington author Shawn Pryor’s latest book, The Gamer: Bandit Battle, will hit shelves next month. Here’s what other authors with ties to Lexington are publishing. Provided by Shawn Pryor In this unbearable heat, being outside is not ideal. We suggest you stay in the air condition, pour a glass of lemonade and cozy up to … Read more

Madison teacher shares history of Wisconsin gardens in new book geared toward families | entertainment

Madison author Susan Apps-Bodilly draws on her family’s long tradition in gardening in her latest book, “Seeds in Soil, Planting a Garden and Finding Your Roots,” recently published by the Wisconsin Historical Society Press. The book offers readers a glimpse into the history of Wisconsin gardens and the state’s geography; outlines crafts and activities to … Read more

The Organization of Your Bookshelves Tells Its Own Story

My father loved books more than anything else in the world. He owned about 11,000 of them at the time of his death, in March of 2021, at 83 years old. There were books in his living room and bedroom, books in the hallways and closets and kitchen. Sometimes I stop in the center of … Read more

‘Sex work is not a bad term,’ says book for high schoolers

Prostitution – nbd. A new woke book that compares sex work to upstanding jobs like store clerk and architect — “Seeing Gender: an Illustrated Guide to Identity and Expression” — is accessible to NYC teens and some parents aren’t happy about it. The 208-page tome is available to public high schoolers as part of the … Read more